LACSI Visiting Scholar
Priscilla Cardoso Rodrigues graduated in Law and completed her Master in Law at the Paulista State University (UNESP), São Paulo, Brazil.
She is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law at the University of Coimbra, where she is also a Researcher at the Legal Institute, and a CAPES scholar in the Law PhD Program.
Currently, she is a Professor of Indigenous People’s Law in the Institute of Law Studies and in the Insikiran Institute of Indigenous Higher Education at the Federal University of Roraima (UFRR), Amazon, Brazil, where she works with the Yanomami, Yekuana, Taurepang, Makuxi, Wapishana, Wai Wai, and Sapará Indigenous Peoples.
She is also an Appraiser of Colleges and Universities at the Brazilian Ministry of Education, a Member of the Brazilian Interagency Commission for the Protection and Defense of Fundamental Indigenous Rights (CIDIF), and a Reviewer of Brazilian and international scientific journals, such as the Elsevier Ecosystem Services Journal, Journal of Legislative Information of the Federal Senate (“Revista de Informação Legislativa do Senado Federal”), among others.
In recent years she has been Coordinator of the Institute of Law Studies, Coordinator of the Legal Practice and Defense of Human Rights Center, and Coordinator-Assistant of International Relations at the Federal University of Roraima (UFRR), Amazon, Brazil.
She has also been a professor at other universities in the Brazilian Amazon, in states such as Rondônia and Amapá, as well as in Franca and Ribeirão Preto, both in the State of São Paulo, and Barreiras in the State of Bahia.
She has professional experience and publications in Law and Anthropology, and research interests focus on Indigenous Peoples Law and Socio-Environmental Law.